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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 27, 2016
Humor and gravity.
September 27, 2016
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May 28, 2009
Michael D. Yates recalls frustrations with students over preparation -- and how he turned to unlikely sources to try to inspire a change.
May 27, 2009
The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities was held in Washington last week. Scott McLemee experiences "the wisdom of repugnance."
May 27, 2009
In response to an essay last week, four financial aid directors explain their reasons for supporting President Obama's student loan proposal.
May 26, 2009
On a personal note: My students this semester knew I was writing about my experience teaching while serving as a college president. Several times as we approached the end of the term, I shared with them that I had learned a lot this semester and would miss them. One student in the class expressed surprise -- he had not thought about my learning during the semester. This last column is an effort to explain something about the co-learning that transpired. In a sense, this is a “thank-you” note to my students. ***
May 22, 2009
Kenneth P. Ruscio sees advantages in having new graduates addressed at commencement by someone who isn't a celebrity.

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